Participate in our research
One of the most valuable contributions you can make to this work is participating in our studies and or encouraging others to participate. We strive to make participation easy, convenient and impactful.
You can review our current projects below or join our Facebook page to receive updates about upcoming studies.
Studies recruiting people with depression and or an anxiety disorder
Barriers People with Depression and Anxiety Experience When Using the Web
Involves participating in a focus group on the topic of the difficulties people with mental disorders experience when using Web. Each focus group session will have 6 participants with mental disorders and last for approximately 1.5 to 2 hours with one 10-20 minute break. The study seeks participants aged ≥18 years old living in the UK who fulfil a diagnosis of depression and/or anxiety disorder by a mental health or primary care professional
Usability study of a Web-based mental health self-referral tool in a sample of people with depression and anxiety disorders
Involves completing 4 short tasks on a website and afterwards being interviewed about your experience using the site. Interviews will last for approximately 45 to 60 minutes with one 5-10 minute break as needed. The study seeks participants aged ≥18 years old living in the UK who fulfil a diagnosis of depression and/or anxiety disorder by a mental health or primary care professional.
Studies recruiting Web and or mental health professionals
Potential Web accessibility barriers for people with depression and anxiety: Results from an expert survey using personas
Involves completing a simple online survey that seeks to identify potential barriers that may restrict Web use by people with depression and anxiety. The survey takes less than 25 minutes to complete. The study seeks participants aged ≥ 18 who are either a senior level: Mental health practitioner with expertise in depression and or anxiety disorders; or Web professional — developer, designer, content strategist, user researcher, accessibility practitioner — with experience creating and or maintaining websites.